EXPERIENCE OF TREATMENT OF JUVENILE ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS WITH EYES LESION WITH ADALIMUMAB

Voprosy Sovremennoj Pediatrii. 2009;8(1):135-141

 

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Journal Title: Voprosy Sovremennoj Pediatrii

ISSN: 1682-5527 (Print); 1682-5535 (Online)

Publisher: "Paediatrician" Publishers LLC

Society/Institution: The Union of Pediatricians of Russia

LCC Subject Category: Medicine: Pediatrics

Country of publisher: Russian Federation

Language of fulltext: English, Russian

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AUTHORS

E.I. Alexeeva (Scientific Center of Children’s Health, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow)
S.I. Valieva (Scientific Center of Children’s Health, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow)
T.M. Bzarova (Scientific Center of Children’s Health, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow)
A.O. Lisitsin (Scientific Center of Children’s Health, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow)
N.A. Karagulyan (Scientific Center of Children’s Health, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow)

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Time From Submission to Publication: 8 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

<em>This article presents a case report of juvenile ankylosing spondylitis and severe uveitis. A successful treatment with biological agent adalimumab was described. Administration of this medication induced the remission of uveitis, and it allowed surgical treatment of complicated cataract. Treatment of adalimumab resulted in increase of acuity of vision and improvement of quality of life.</em><br /><strong><em>Key words: children, juvenile ankylozing spondylitis, rheumatoid uveitis, adalimumab.</em></strong><br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><em>(<em><em><em>Voprosy sovremennoi pediatrii — </em></em></em>Current Pediatrics. 2009;8(1):<em>135-141</em>)</em></span>